Poisonous Aloe - Knowledgebase Question

Hillburn, NY
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Question by Sharon047
February 5, 2000
I would like to know if Aloe is poison? I've been told that it can be used in a drink for a sore throat.

Answer from NGA
February 5, 2000
In this country, aloe is most frequently suggested for topical use as a dermatological product. I would never recommend it be taken internally as some species are extremely toxic.

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